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West African Examinations Council (WAEC)


The West African Examinations Council (WAEC) is West Africa’s foremost examining board established by law  to determine the examinations required in the public interest in the English-speaking West African countries, to conduct the examinations and to award certificates comparable to those of equivalent examining authorities internationally.

COVID-19: WAEC Urges Candidates to Use its e-Learning Platform

April 8, 2020 - Amidst the coronavirus pandemic, the West African Examinations Council (WAEC), has admonished candidates for the 2020 May/June examination to take advantage of the rich resources provided on its online-based platform to keep themselves updated, pendi ...

WAEC Postpones 2020 May/June SSCE Examination

March 23, 2020 - The 2020 May/June Senior School Certificate Examination (SSCE) has been postponed infinitely by the West African Examination Council (WAEC). This was made known by the West African Examinations Council in a statement on Friday. In the statement, the ...

WAEC GCE Result: 2020 First Series GCE Result Released

March 4, 2020 - WAEC GCE Result: The West Africa Examination Council (WAEC) has released the results of the 2020 first series of the West Africa Senior Secondary School Certificate Examination for private candidates (WAEC GCE). ...

WAEC SSCE May/June Timetable Released for 2020

February 25, 2020 - WAEC SSCE May/June Timetable, 2020 The West African Examinations Council (WAEC) has made available the timetable for the 2020 May/June Senior School Certificate Examination (SSCE). According to the Timetable, the examination will begin on March 20th, ...

WAEC GCE Timetable for 2020 Jan/Feb First Series Examination

January 9, 2020 - WAEC GCE Timetable (January / February First Series Examination): This is to inform candidates that wish to participate in the 2020 West African Senior Secondary Certificate Examination (WASSCE) January / February First Series, that the West Africa E ...

WAEC GCE Registration Form, 2019 1st Series (Updated)

December 23, 2019 - WAEC GCE Registration Form for WASSCE for Private Candidates, 2019 First Series: The Registration for the WASSCE for Private Candidates, 2019 First Series will begin on Monday, October 15th, 2019. See the full registration details. ...

WAEC Withdraws Certificate of 1992 and 1993 Candidates due to Malpractice

December 4, 2019 - The West African Examinations Council (WAEC) has released a list of candidates whose certificates have been withdrawn between December 1992 and 1993 by the commission due to malpractices. Also See: WAEC Best Candidate The list of affected WAEC candid ...

Meet WAEC Overall Best Student for 2018; Peter Arotiba

November 25, 2019 - Peter Arotiba an 18-year-old student of Air Force Secondary School, Ikeja, Lagos State, has been awarded the National Distinction and Merit Award by the West Africa Examination Council (WAEC) for emerging overall best student in the 2018 examinations ...

WAEC May/June Result 2019: Withheld WAEC Results Released

August 5, 2019 - WAEC Result Released: The WAEC 2019 Senior School Certficate Examination SSCE Results have been released. Also See: WAEC May/June SSCE Result Performance Statistics All candidates who participated in the examination can proceed now to check their res ...

WAEC May/June SSCE Results 2019 Performance Statistics Released

August 5, 2019 - WAEC 2019 Senior School Certficate Examination SSCE Results have been released. The West African Examinations Council (WAEC) has announced the release of the 2019 May/June West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE). This was disclose ...